Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) started their IPL 2021 run connected a winning enactment and defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs to go the 3rd squad with astatine slightest 100 wins successful IPL.
Team's co-owner and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan could not clasp his excitement and took to twitter to congratulate the players connected achieving the peculiar feat. In the tweet, helium had a peculiar notation reserved for seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who made his KKR debut connected Sunday and bowled an implicit successful the match.
"Good to hav our 100th IPL lucifer win. Well done [email protected] @prasidh43 @DineshKarthik @NitishRana_27
#Rahul @Russell12A @harbhajan_singh ( bully to spot u adjacent if concisely ) @Sah75official @patcummins30 really each were truthful bully to watch," Shah Rukh Khan tweeted.
Good to hav our 100th IPL lucifer win. Well done boys...@KKRiders @prasidh43 @DineshKarthik @NitishRana_27 #Rahul @Russell12A @harbhajan_singh ( bully to spot u adjacent if concisely )@Sah75official @patcummins30 really each were truthful bully to watch.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 11, 2021 April 11, 2021
Notably, Mumbai Indians (120) and Chennai Super Kings (106) are the lone different 2 teams successful the contention to triumph 100 oregon much matches.
After being asked to bat archetypal KKR posted 187 runs for the nonaccomplishment of 6 wickets. Opener Nitish Rana (80 disconnected 56) and Rahul Tripathi (53 disconnected 29) gave the 2-time champions a bully instauration earlier the squad stuttered owed to autumn of fewer speedy wickets.
However, experienced wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik played a quickfire unbeaten sound of 22 (9 balls) to assistance KKR station a challenging people for the Sunrisers.
SRH mislaid their skipper David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha wrong 3 overs but a 92-run concern flourished betwixt Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow. But things went haywire aft the departure of the latter.
Manish Pandey managed to deed lone 1 bound successful the past 6 overs arsenic KKR won the lucifer by 10 runs.